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Survey Analysis: Financial Services CIOs Should Not Ignore the Internet of Things

Published: 17 March 2015

ID: G00275028

Analyst(s): Jeff Haner, David Furlonger


Gartner's recent survey on the Internet of Things revealed that it will have a major impact on many organizations. Financial services and insurance CIOs are at an early stage in their thinking, with limited understanding of the business implications and no clear leadership for their IoT efforts.

Table Of Contents

Data Insights

  • The Expected Business Impact of the IoT
    • The IoT Will Take a Long Time to Mature
    • The IoT Will Have a Major Business Impact
    • Attitudes Toward the IoT Vary Widely by Industry
  • Which Aspects of the Financial Services Industry Will Be Affected?
  • IoT Awareness and Leadership
  • Understanding the Potential of the IoT
    • Staff With an IT Role Say They Have the Best Understanding of the IoT's Potential
    • Respondents Were Pessimistic About the Level of Understanding Business Leaders and Average Non-IT Employees Exhibited Toward the IoT
  • Skills and Staffing
  • Risks and Concerns
  • Methodology

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